How much slut-shaming can we fit into a day -- Guest post

Slut-shaming is the act of shaming someone for being -- or even just appearing to be -- sexual. It is used to control the behavior of women and girls by criticizing or demeaning them any time they don't conform to the rigid expectations of our sexist society. Some incidents are pretty straightforward ....more

Breastfeeding in the NICU -- Guest Post

I was never good at pumping. Breastfeeding, sure, I had that down, after three years of nursing my firstborn. I think at its largest, my freezer stash had topped out at 8 oz, hand-expressed on the rare occasion Captain wasn't physically attached to me ....more

Taking the Single Biggest Risk Out Of Nurseries -- S Post

Following years of tragic stories regarding the risks of blinds and children, it's no surprise to see that many parents are absolutely terrified about the dangers of these systems with their own little ones. Fortunately, the blinds industry has reacted accordingly and has developed products which are much safer. However, for peace of mind at least, let's take a look at just how the nursery can be made completely safe around the windows ....more

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one -- Guest Post

I was a weird kid.A shy kid. A sensitive kid.A dreamer.I knew instinctively, from early childhood on, that I was somehow different from nearly everyone around me. I was perplexed by people, and they, in turn, seemed somewhat perplexed by me.I was fascinated by them, though ....more

Graduation Season: a primer for parents whose kids are headed to (loud intake of breath) college -- guest post

These days, kids “graduate” a lot. Cap and gown ceremonies mark the exits from ...more

Creating Great Workspaces at Home -- Guest Post

More and more of the workforce is telecommuting or working at home at least part of the time....more

Carpet vs Hardwood Floor for Newborn Babies -- S Post

First time parents might feel overwhelmed as they try to figure out how things should be done. There are so many decisions to be made that when it comes down to flooring it can be too much. Deciding whether you want carpet vs hardwood floor for newborn babies is something that many parents spend countless hours trying to figure out ....more

The spirit world is waiting for you...in a good way! -- Guest Post

When I was 11 years old, I had my first paranormal experience. At that time, I had no idea what the word paranormal meant. In fact, I didn’t even believe that there could be spirits or “ghosts” lurking on this planet ....more

Ask a teacher: What do teachers really want for Teacher Appreciation Week?

Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner. Yes, I get a whole week. Be jealous ....more

How to bake eggs into the basket with the oven -- Fail kitchen

Not much of a fail here...unless you count my awesome 90s style. Easy to make eggs in a basket ....more